There are at least 11 different ways the United States could use economic weapons to harm China in the coming years
Many European pundits seem to think that a Democratic administration in the United States wouldn't change much about how the US has treated Europe since 2017. But, if Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in November, the sceptics will find themselves pleasantly surprised.
The covid-19 crisis has created an opening for stronger collective European action. But policymakers must understand that the demands of voters across the continent for greater cooperation do not reflect an appetite for institution-building, but rather a deeper anxiety about losing control in a perilous world.
Liberal democracies must learn the lessons of the past by thinking long-term, applying a strong moral code – and avoiding hubris
Russia’s nuclear policy has long been shrouded in secrecy. But a newly published presidential decree on nuclear deterrence clarifies some issues while still leaving ample room for speculation.
The political moment might seem propitious for a new Yalta, but such a system is likely to create more problems than it solves
A US withdrawal from the agreement would shift the blame from a non-compliant Moscow onto Washington, fuelling anti-Americanism and, perhaps, calls for a US military withdrawal from Europe
The China-US rivalry is harming an already-fragile international system. Europeans should seek out like-minded allies to act in its defence.
The real test of the EU’s power and its strategic sovereignty will be in how it deals with external problems – not least those in its neighbourhood
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